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Admission to the Ph D Program
Applications for Fall 2013 will be accepted beginning October 2, 2012.
To be admitted to graduate study in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Mathematical Sciences, an applicant must document competence equivalent to graduation from a recognized U.S. four-year college, university or institute of technology.
All application materials should be received in the Department by January 15, 2013 to be assured priority consideration. If we receive applications before this date applicants will be eligible for an early interview decision.
There is no application fee. Before a decision can be made regarding admission, however, the following materials are required as part of your application:
Transcripts from all college-level institutions attended, whether or not a degree was received there.
Three letters from professional references, at least one of which should be from the college most recently attended.
An official report of results on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test and subject test in the applicant's field. To ensure that the scores reach us in time, the GREs should be taken by December. Information on these examinations is available from the Graduate Record Examinations, Box 955, Princeton, NJ 08540.
An official report of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) from applicants whose native language is not English. Students who received their entire undergraduate education in the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom do not need to submit a TOEFL score. A minimum score of 620 on this exam is required for admission. Information may be obtained from the Program Director, Test of English as a Foreign Language, Box 899, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Please send the above documents to:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Completion of an online application form.
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